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“Film Noir” from the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema

The UC-Mexico Initiative and the UCLA Department of Spanish & Portuguese (Humanities Division) in collaboration with the General Directorate of International Affairs of the Mexican Ministry of Culture and the Cineteca Nacional de México present, from the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema, FILM NOIR.  Cosmopolitan, international, and riveted by change; mid-century Mexico City through the lens of legendary director Roberto Gavaldón, cycling from 24-31, October 2016. Flyer>>

Cinema Culturas Film Festival

Cinema Culturas 3rd Annual & The Tomás Rivera 28th Annual Tribute, in partnership with UC Riverside College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences will celebrate contemporary Latino film, local heritage and community during  27-30, October 2016 at the Fox Theater in Riverside. Gala Reception 28, October 2016. For more information click Here>>

Opportunity for Mexican Doctoral Students

Opportunity for Mexican doctoral students who have been accepted to undertake a postdoctoral stay at a UC campus or national lab, among other international options. These are for postdoctoral researchers interested in applied scientific or technical research, adoption, innovation, assimilation and technological development in the field of energy sustainability. Application deadline is 31, October 2016. Additional information can be found at the CONACYT’s website (, and at the following links: Call>> Reference Points>> User Guide>>

2017-2018 USMEX Fellows Program-Call for Letter of Intent

UC San Diego's Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies (USMEX) at the School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS) hosts the largest residential fellowship program in the U.S. for research on Mexico and U.S.-Mexico relations. Each year the program brings together top scholars from the social sciences, humanities and related fields to form a multi-disciplinary cohort of researchers. The deadline for Letter of Intent is 15, November 2016. Application Information>>  

 UC-Mexico Initiative in the News

Congratulations to UC Davis faculty member Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra and his team who have just pulled in a $4.1 million, 5-year NSF grant to study maize adaptation in different environments and to climate change, a collaborative project supported by the UC-Mexico Initiative. Additional information>>


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